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Archer, William 1856-1924

Overview
Works: 608 works in 2,411 publications in 4 languages and 27,785 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Verse drama  Domestic drama  Bibliography  Poetry  History  Biography  Fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Compiler, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Collector, Lyricist
Classifications: PT8876, 839.8226
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Play-making; a manual of craftsmanship by William Archer( Book )

72 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

56 editions published between 1892 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the masterpieces of world literature, this great verse drama by Norway's famed playwright humorously yet profoundly explores the virtues, vices, and follies common to all humanity as it follows the roguish life of a charming but arrogant young man. A literary delight since it was first published in 1875
George Farquhar by George Farquhar( Book )

45 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The collected works of Henrik Ibsen by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

46 editions published between 1906 and 1929 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuation by William Archer( Book )

35 editions published between 1923 and 2002 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hazlitt on theatre; [selections from the View of the English stage, and Criticisms and dramatic essays] by William Hazlitt( Book )

12 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poets of the younger generation by William Archer( Book )

29 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through Afro-America : an English reading of the race problem by William Archer( Book )

25 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by Alan Seeger( Book )

25 editions published between 1916 and 1926 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare: a critical study by Georg Brandes( Book )

21 editions published between 1898 and 1920 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green goddess : a play in four acts by William Archer( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fleeing a threatened Hindu uprising, Major Crespin and his wife, accompanied by Dr. Traherne, travel by airplane to a distant settlement. The Rajah of Rukh makes them his prisoner-guests when the airplane crashes in his kingdom. He informs the three that they will be killed in retaliation for the approaching execution by the British of his three brothers. Crespin and Traherne bribe the butler to send an appeal for help over the wireless, but he betrays them and loses his life. Crespin gets the message through before the rajah shoots him. British aviators arrive in time to save Traherne and Mrs. Crespin."--AFI catalog, 1921-1930 (description of film version of play)
Three plays by William Archer( Book )

6 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Charles Macready by William Archer( Book )

20 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Irving, actor and manager; a critical study by William Archer( Book )

28 editions published between 1883 and 2015 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Archer on Ibsen : the major essays, 1889-1919 by William Archer( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A national theatre: scheme & estimates by William Archer( Book )

17 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

48 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hedda Gabler, daughter of a deceased general, marries dull George Tesman and looks forward to a life of middle class tedium. Judge Brack, who admires Hedda, wants to establish a menage a trois. Then, a former admirer comes to vie for George's academic post
God and Mr. Wells; a critical examination of "God the invisible King," by William Archer( Book )

15 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America today; observations and reflections by William Archer( Book )

16 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The villain of the world-tragedy : a letter to Professor Ulrich v. Wilamowitz Möllendorf by William Archer( Book )

25 editions published between 1916 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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William Archer on Ibsen : the major essays, 1889-1919
Alternative Names
Archer, William

Kappa, pseud.

William Archer Brits vertaler (1856-1924)

William Archer dramaturgo y crítico de teatro escocés

William Archer drammaturgo, critico teatrale e traduttore inglese

William Archer schottischer Theaterkritiker

Вильям Арчер

ウィリアム・アーチャー

Languages
English (693)

Danish (9)

Swedish (3)

German (2)

Covers
George FarquharThe old drama and the new; an essay in re-valuationThe green goddess : a play in four actsWilliam Archer on Ibsen : the major essays, 1889-1919Hedda GablerProphet of the New Drama : William Archer and the Ibsen campaign